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Pharmacovigilance Director, Benefit Risk - Remote Working (REF10379L)

Company: ProPharma Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

ProPharma Group is an industry leading, single source provider for regulatory compliance, pharmacovigilance, and medical information services across the full development lifecycle for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Operating around the world with offices in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States, ProPharma Group's fully integrated service offerings will provide clients with a comprehensive suite of global support services that are required to be competitive in today's dynamic markets. We build successful long-term relationships with clients by providing leading industry knowledge, experience, and proven processes.

Job Description

Director, Benefit Risk is responsible for setting the strategy and driving the operational goals for the service line. The Director acts as a strategic business partner towards key accounts. The Director's primary focus is on the BR group both from the customer as well as from the employee experience. The Director is a contributing member of the PV Leadership Team and the Global Management Committee.

Developing and managing BR policy

  • Contributes to the formation of a long-term vision as well as formulates strategic targets and drives operational goals for the BR team
  • Contributes to the PV sales goals by participation or oversight of proposal process regarding BR activities and maintaining industry awareness of BR task requirements and trends
  • Takes part in internal and external forms of consultation, disseminates the vision, objectives, and philosophy of the organisation and functions as an authority on the department's area of expertise
  • Regularly informs Executive Management regarding issues, progress, and developments within the BR group
    Meeting financial targets
    • Participates in developing and managing the BR group's budget, is responsible for creation of the annual commercial plan for this purpose, and coordinates the implementation of the commercial year plans
    • Regularly evaluates the financial results of the BR team and adjusts the commercial plan if necessary
      Directing the department
      • Oversees the BR group resourcing needs including evaluating future needs, participation in the recruitment process, and interviewing candidates for potential hire
      • Coaches and guides colleagues, acting as a role model, and providing real time feedback to foster growth in employees
      • Manage direct reports including 1:1 meetings, performance reviews, frequent coaching, and redirection activities as needed
      • Oversees the cohesion between various activities within the BR group and overall PV business to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and quality
      • Identifies problems, risks, and bottlenecks in work processes and drives change to resolution while mitigating client, regulatory, and company risks
        Performing relations management
        • Conducts negotiations for complex and sensitive projects with at large clients or commercial partners and manages as such within the BR group
        • Identifies changes needed to improve client satisfaction, provides oversight of quality and compliance, and maintains or provides oversight for governance relationships with clients
        • Responsible for the transition of department activities following company acquisitions
        • If necessary, directly oversees the activities as listed:
        • Completion of complex reports such as Risk Management Plans, Periodic Safety Update Reports, Clinical Overviews, or Clinical Expert Statements
        • Coordinate literature screening process and review
        • Development and improvement of the processes and systems (eg. development of Company Core Data Sheet process) and training of team members on these tasks
        • Acts as Client Manager for clients, as needed
          Qualifications
          • Strategic mindset and ability to translate organizational goals into team's objectives
          • Strong verbal and written skills; excellent workload prioritization skills
          • Experience working in an international and intercompany context
          • Local language and local legislative knowledge needed
          • Knowledge of the products and services contracted, as well as the products and service portfolios of competitors
          • Knowledge and understanding of developments in various disciplines in Pharmaceutical Consultancy
          • Knowledge and understanding of all social, political, financial, economic, and technical affairs that are strategically relevant to the organisation
          • Knowledge of relevant markets and key market players with an optional need to possess a strong network of contacts in this area
          • Strong management experience including people development, communication skills, and mentoring skills; capable of resolving conflict in a constructive manner
          • Flexible and proactive toward changing needs
          • Proficiency in MS Office, Salesforce and Finance Tools
          • Must be willing to travel > 25%
          • Minimum BSc level; MSc/PhD preferred
          • Experience in commercial negotiations and strategy development
          • Proven management and people skills including leading a group of professionals
          • Strong experience in client management
          • Cross cultural understanding and working across different countries
          • Proven experience in the specific area
          • Proven experience as senior business partner
          • Minimum one year at current position
          • Positive rating on Performance Appraisal by supervisor or manager
          • Proficiency in the established requirements for the next upward position and successfully starting to work within that role
          • Business need for a resource in the next upward role
            Additional Information

            We celebrate our differences and strive to create a workplace where each person can be their authentic self. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Employees are encouraged to unleash their innovative, collaborative, and entrepreneurial spirits. With a holistic approach as an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide a safe space where all employees feel empowered to succeed.

            All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States. Employees can work remotely in this role, from the US.

            ***ProPharma Group does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters/third parties. Please, no phone calls or emails to anyone regarding this posting.***

Keywords: ProPharma Group, Seattle , Pharmacovigilance Director, Benefit Risk - Remote Working (REF10379L), Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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